Faculty Ministry Staff - Greater Los Angeles Universities

InterVarsity’s Graduate and Faculty Ministries is seeking a campus staff minister to serve professors at universities in the Los Angeles area. The Greater Los Angeles area is home to over 60 colleges and universities. Faculty innovate and shape our society through their research and teaching. A faculty ministry staff has the joy of learning from and walking with faculty in their vocational call and ministry in academia.

Currently, InterVarsity serves faculty fellowships at the Claremont consortium and CSULA. The Claremont consortium is home to longstanding faculty ministry with a network of over 100 faculty. CSULA faculty meet to pray regularly for their students, colleagues, institution, and research. Additionally, the GFM Western region hosts an annual faculty ministry conference each summer.

Consider the opportunity to serve faculty from diverse backgrounds and contexts. Join God’s work by engaging issues of faith and integration in academia. The campus staff minister will:

  • Building faculty witnessing communities
  • Help faculty live out their faith within their respective disciplines
  • Guide faculty in being examples of Christian faith in the academy
  • Assist faculty in discovering appropriate ways to influence students for Christ
  • Provide spiritual support to Christian faculty as they maneuver a demanding vocation and their unique context
  • Partner with undergraduate staff colleagues for towards campus renewal
  • Participate in local team of InterVarsity GFM campus staff across Southern California

InterVarsity is looking for candidates who demonstrate prior Christian leadership, personal initiative, interpersonal skills, and some ability to self-manage. Theological education and/or advanced degrees are considered an asset. The next faculty ministry staff will meet regularly with the GFM SoCal Area Team, assist in planting and growing faculty fellowships, and raise personal and ministry funds.

More information about this position and InterVarsity’s Graduate & Faculty Ministries is posted under “How to Apply.”  If you are interested in pursuing this position, complete the GFM Initial Interest Form and submit a copy of your resume or C.V. 

This position is funded through personal fundraising. Accordingly, compensation will vary based on the ability of the individual to secure a donor team to fund the cost of his/her salary. The anticipated salary range for this position on a full-time basis (40 hours/week) is dependent on a variety of factors, including location and cost of living. The actual salary received is subject to the individual’s ability to raise funds necessary to cover the full amount of the salary range noted in the job posting.

City Greater Los Angeles
State: California
Job Status: Full-Time or Part-Time / Exempt
Compensation Range: $32,736 to $43,656
Job Team: Western and Mountain States
VP Area: Field Ministries

How to Apply

Only applicants who meet the following qualifications will be considered for next steps:

  • A graduate degree is preferred. A completed Bachelor's degree is required
  • Staff must raise the funds needed for their salary, benefits and ministry expenses from churches and individuals
  • Additional qualifications required for specific positions
For Further Consideration
1. Complete the GFM Initial Interest Form
2. Send an email with your resume or CV to Janna Louie
For Further Exploration

Learn more about GFM Campus Staff positions


InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. We conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs so that all staff share the same religious commitment.

Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a)) InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with InterVarsity’s Statement of Agreement: Purpose and Doctrinal Basis.